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    Family Violence and Family Law

    By Karla Elias on Aug 29, 2018 4:00:00 PM

    Executive Summary

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    Domestic Violence & Visa Applications

    By Andrea Harrold on Aug 13, 2018 11:24:03 AM

    Introduction
    Immigration law is a complex everchanging black letter area of law.
    The requirements are strictly enforced and the number of immigrants looking to be granted a visa (permanent or temporary) are so high that the government easily increases both the difficulty and cost of visa applications.

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    No Final Apprehended Violence Order made against our client

    By Frank Legal on Dec 18, 2017 1:23:29 PM

    Our client was issued with an AVO after his wife alleged that he said “I’m going to get a gun.” He had gone to bed, so did not realise how upset his wife was and could not clear up the misheard statement. He woke up to the Police ordering him to get out of bed, very confused, and issued him an Apprehended Violence Order.

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    Section 10 bond for Low Range Drink Driving with child in the car

    By Amy Lee on Dec 18, 2017 1:23:25 PM

    Our client was charged and plead guilty to Low Range PCA with a BAC of 0.068. She was driving with her 7-year-old daughter in the car, which is an aggravating factor. The automatic licence disqualification period is 6 months, and leads to a criminal conviction.

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    Why do I need a lawyer if I’m pleading guilty?

    By Frank Legal on Dec 18, 2017 1:22:53 PM

    You probably imagine a criminal defense lawyer to be standing in court cross-examining a witness to prove their client’s innocence. What about if you have admitted that you committed the offence? What if there is very clear evidence against you? If you are entering a plea of guilty, where does a lawyer fit into the picture?

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